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Merck Canada expands manufacturing of an antiviral medicine for COVID-19 treatment

Merck has entered into an agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to manufacture Molnupiravir; Merck’s investigational oral antiviral medicine for the treatment of COVID-19.

INCA Renewtech appoints new Board Member and COO

INCA Renewable Technologies announced the addition of Mary Wetzel as a new Independent Board Member, and Paul Wybo as Chief Operating Officer.

Riven and Authentise to deliver digital solution for production-grade additive manufacturing

Riven and Authentise announced the integration of the Authentise Manufacturing Execution System (aMES) with Riven’s 3D reality platform.

Alberta announces $80 million funding to develop and manufacture vaccines

The Alberta government says it will provide up to $81.2 million to four groups developing and manufacturing vaccines in the province.
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Sponsored Spotlight 

Ring of ionized airflow clamps around the part!

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Factory of the future

PLANT spoke with Richard Kunst, President and CEO, and Mariela Castaño, Senior Vice-President and COO, at Kunst Solutions, about the factory of the future, focusing on various trends, technologies and automation. » Read more

SPONSORED: Bosch Rexroth moves…you win

Bosch Rexroth has long used the slogan “We Move. You Win”, but never has it been truer. » Read more

Clean tech and the adoption of electric vehicles in Canada

In this episode of Plant Talk, Daniel Breton, President and CEO, Electric Mobility Canada, looks at how the adoption of EVs is affecting the clean technology space in Canada, the different types of electric vehicles; battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and fuel cell electric vehicles, and the impacts they have on the environment in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. » Listen now
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Job Board 

General Labour

Edmonton, AB
Our high-volume wood manufacturing plant is currently looking to fill multiple general labour positions at our Edmonton east facility. Positions will vary depending on experience and skillset. The right candidates for these positions can have experience in wood manufacturing or carpentry but not a requirement.
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Junior Automation Process Engineer

Scarborough, Ont.
The ideal candidate will play a key role in supporting our internal clients and have an in-depth knowledge of the cosmetic market. The Jr. Automation Process Engineer will be involved in process equipment design, operation, write and ensure compliance of manufacturing design equipment to agreed standard operating procedures. This candidate will work hands-on with our Cosmetics machines.
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Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture

Ledvance released Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture, which features CCT and Lumen options. » Read more

WEG electric motor controls

AutomationDirect’s additions to its WEG electric motor controls expand its application space in solutions for switching and controlling motors. » Read more
Industry 4.0

Li-Cycle appoints Debbie Simpson as new CFO

Prior to joining Li-Cycle, Ms. Simpson served as the CFO of Maple Leaf Foods, a protein company with revenues of approximately $4 billion and over 13,000 employees. » Read more

ATS completes acquisition of SP Industries

ATS entered into a definitive agreement and announced its intention to acquire SP on November 7, 2021. » Read more